This is a 100% handmade Afghan rug, made in the “Hazara” region of Afghanistan which is very well known throughout the handmade world for their “Chobi” designed/inspired rugs, which translates to “wood”. It resembles the color and characteristic of wood (Chobi) which holds a significant meaning in the middle eastern culture.
Dyes are made out of best yet natural dyes materials found in forests and woods. Those are the parameter of maintaining quality and worth. Some of the findings from the forests to achieve the required dyes include; peels of fruits, roots of the plants and trees, skins of vegetables, tree barks, dried flowers, and shells of the nuts.
Wool, cotton, or silk are the main materials used in the weaving department. It takes months and at times years to complete one Chobi traditional rug. If you are thinking about estimate time for making a medium-sized Chobi rug then it is between 12 to 14 months. However, the larger one takes around 2 to 3 years to complete the process. The reason for taking the said time is based on the fact that designing of Chobi rugs is always unique. Yes, unique to the extent that it can allure anyone at first sight.
Very durable and meant to last for a lifetime without losing it’s quality. Excellent for high usage areas. 100% Wool with an additional Wool Foundation at the root.
Very easy to clean: with a vacuum cleaner or a simple shampoo + water for any stains.
-Size: 6’9 x 2’1 ft or 196 x 64 cm
-Weave Type: Persian (Hand-knotted)
-Material: Sheep Wool
-Pet friendly and easy to clean.
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